Thankfully, that changed when a peer introduced me to a free online video chatting company.
What I know is that the video chat industry continues to revolutionize the way people interact on both a personal and professional level, and it remains a major part of my life as an online entrepreneur.While it’s come a long way since its infancy at the turn of the millennium, I’m constantly surprised by how people so often fail to make the most of it.There are many video chat services, but the following are among the most popular: Skype is a mostly free video chat, file sharing, and instant-messenger service owned by Microsoft.Yesterday, President Obama spoke at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting about his administration’s efforts to combat human trafficking and made it clear that the United States will continue to be a leader in this global movement to fight modern slavery. has strengthened protections so foreign-born workers know their rights.The Obama Administration has developed and began executing a comprehensive strategy that includes expanding our interagency task force to include more federal partners, and devoting more resources to identifying and going after trafficking networks. But with more than 20 million victims of human trafficking around the world there’s much more we have to do.
Want to learn more about the Obama Administration’s efforts to combat human trafficking at home and abroad? EDT, for a White House Google+ Hangout with Assistant to the President, Chief of Staff to the First Lady and Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, Tina Tchen, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs, Samantha Power and leaders from the NGO and faith communities who play an important role in the global movement in the fight against modern slavery.
Joshua Du Bois, Special Assistant to President Obama and Executive Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships will moderate the conversation. During the Hangout, participants will also answer questions from the public, submitted online using this webform, or via Twitter using the hashtag #WHHangout.
Then, don’t forget to watch the Hangout live at p.m.
As a freshman in college in the year 2000, I remember struggling mightily to pay my 400-minute monthly cell phone bill.
I was trying to maintain a long-distance relationship with my boyfriend, but our time to talk was limited due to his packed baseball schedule, my two jobs, and, most of all, the fact that we’d only dated for a month before heading to separate schools.
He’s my husband now – so it all worked out – but back then we needed to be able to get to know one another in a world that seemed stacked against us.